Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Red-breasted sapsucker

Sphyrapicus ruber

Description:

The Red-breasted Sapsuckers has a red head and breast. Their upperparts are black barred with white, and they have a prominent white stripe across each black wing. Males and females look much alike.

Habitat:

Spotted at the West Hylebos Wetlands Park.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 months ago

Ah, the culprit of your damaged birch tree spotting. I love the plumage, particularly the red hat :) Wonderful spotting, Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Federal Way, Washington, USA

Spotted on Jan 18, 2020
Submitted on Jan 19, 2020

Related Spottings

Red breasted sapsucker Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Yellow Bellied Sapsucker, immature

Nearby Spottings

Garter snake Cedar Waxwing Toothed jelly fungus Stump fairy helmet
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors